Request health certificate for animals (breeding and farm animals)

Notification of animal exhibitions according to § 4 Rabies Ordinance; Notification of livestock exhibitions according to § 4 Livestock Traffic Ordinance.

When moving breeding and production animals within the European Union and when entering third countries, the presentation of a health certificate is required, which must be issued before the start of the transport.

When importing animals, the legislation of the European Union applies. For export, certificates coordinated with the Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture or provided by third countries must be used. For this reason, please enquire about the regulations that apply to your individual request via the Single Point of Contact (only for commercial requests) or directly at the locally responsible Food Control and Veterinary Office.

Single Point of Contact

For this procedure, you can use the service of the Single Point of Contact (Einheitlicher Ansprechpartner). They will guide you through the administrative procedure, take care of correspondence with all the offices responsible for your request and will be available to you as a competent advisor.

Onlineantrag und Formulare

Hinweis: Sobald Sie eine Postleitzahl oder einen Ort angegeben haben, können wir Ihnen an dieser Stelle den Onlineantrag und die Formulare der zuständigen Stelle anzeigen. Ort angeben

Zuständige Stelle

Food Control and Veterinary Office

Hinweis: Sobald Sie eine Postleitzahl oder einen Ort angegeben haben, können wir Ihnen an dieser Stelle weitere Informationen zu der für Sie zuständigen Stelle anzeigen. Ort angeben
Warum soll ich einen Ort angeben?
Mit Hilfe der Ortsangabe können wir die für Sie passenden Informationen, Formulare, Dienste und Ihre zuständige Stelle anzeigen.
Welchen Ort soll ich angeben?
Zum Beispiel Ihren Wohnort, wenn Sie einen Reisepass beantragen wollen oder den Unternehmensstandort, wenn Sie ein Gewerbe anmelden möchten.

Service details

Procedure

  • Contact the Single Point of Contact (only for commercial inquiries) or the responsible Food Control and Veterinary Office.
  • Provide detailed information on the planned transport (destination country, destination, purpose, etc.).
  • The authority will research the health requirements of the destination country and check your submitted documents.
  • Only then will the animal be examined.If your animal meets the required conditions, the health certificate will be issued to you.

Required documents

For the application you need

  • an application for a health certificate formulated by you in writing, as well as
  • the form of a health certificate for countries for which there are no coordinated certificates.

Costs

EUR 25,00 to EUR 140,00

Note: The costs increase if you have your animal examined on site.

Release note

Saxon State Ministry for Social Affairs and Social Cohesion 25.10.2017